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HMS Nettle

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Four ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Nettle, after the stinging nettle, a species of flowering plants. A fifth was renamed before being launched.

  • HMS Nettle was a Cheerful-class wooden screw gunboat launched in 1856 and broken up in 1867.
  • HMS Nettle was a target ship, formerly the 84-gun second rate HMS Thunderer. She had been renamed Comet in 1869, Nettle in 1870, and was sold in 1901.
  • HMS Nettle was a tender, formerly the War Department's Pennar. She was transferred to the navy in 1905 and was sold in 1934.
  • HMS Nettle was to have been a Flower-class corvette. She was renamed HMS Hyderabad before her launch in 1941.
  • HMS Nettle was a tender launched in 1933 as HMS Elfin. She was renamed Nettle in 1941, and placed on the sale list in 1957.
  • References

    HMS Nettle Wikipedia

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